• Florida Poly Foundation names Jack Harrell board chair

    Jun 1, 2023

    Longtime Lakeland businessman Jack Harrell III has been appointed chair of the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors. Harrell has been a member of the board since 2018.

  • Early hurricane prep can keep you safe when storms strike

    May 31, 2023

    The Atlantic hurricane season is here, and Florida Poly wants to encourage everyone within the University community to be prepared in case a storm comes our way.

  • Alum thrives in engineering career with global manufacturing services company Jabil

    May 24, 2023

    Sinead Fernandes '19, '21 is forging a successful path as a test development engineer at Jabil, a global manufacturing services company headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, and one of the largest companies in the Tampa Bay area.

  • Phoenix's aerospace career off to a flying start

    May 18, 2023

    Florida Polytechnic University rising sophomore Jonathan Gauthier's burgeoning expertise as a private pilot dovetails with his growing knowledge of mechanical engineering and his desire to one day design aviation equipment and parts for both optimal performance and a stellar user experience.

  • Work less, learn more: Florida Poly's affordability reduces hours students must work

    May 12, 2023

    The burden of paying for a quality college education is much lower for Florida Polytechnic University students than for those attending many other universities in the country.

  • The face behind the Phoenix - meet Florida Poly's first mascot

    May 8, 2023

    When Solaris, Florida Polytechnic University's life-size Phoenix mascot, was unveiled in the fall of 2020, one of the biggest questions on campus was who was the lucky student who got to wear the vibrant purple suit?

  • Florida Poly celebrates STEM grads at 2023 commencement

    May 7, 2023

    Florida Polytechnic University celebrated the graduation of more than 200 bachelor's and master's degree candidates on Sunday, May 7, at its 2023 commencement ceremony.

  • Q&A: Computer science grad to fulfill beloved promise at graduation

    May 3, 2023

    Mykell Spencer '23 was a collector of friends and experiences during his four years at Florida Polytechnic University. He will receive his bachelor's degree in computer science with a concentration in game development and simulation on May 7. During his time at Florida Poly, he was involved in many campus activities, including serving as chief justice of the Student Government Association, Presidential Ambassador, orientation leader, and vice president and president of the Mu Omega Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) academic honor society.

  • Q&A: Business analytics grad ready to launch into high-tech career

    Apr 28, 2023

    Adriana Pinto '23 will receive her bachelor's degree in business analytics with a concentration in intelligent mobility on Sunday, May 7. The student from Irvine, California, worked as an admissions ambassador during her time at Florida Poly. She is excited to put her education to work after graduation as a technology consultant for global consulting firm Protiviti in New York City.

  • Florida Poly researchers' work lays foundation for expanded high-speed internet access

    Apr 27, 2023

    Work by an interdisciplinary team of Florida Polytechnic University researchers helped Polk County, Florida, officials apply for two grants totaling more than $41.5 million grant to close the gap in broadband connectivity